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Charles Alexander ROULSTON

Regimental number3445
Place of birthSefton, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Roulston, 5A Stafford Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date19 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A29 'Suevic', 27 September 1917, diesmbarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), 19 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1936
Place of burialKarori Cemetery (11b7/19), Wellington, New Zealand
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROULSTON Charles Alexander

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